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Too short, though sweet ~ ‘Happy Again’ by Jennifer E. Smith #Review #COYER

**Happy Again is a sequel novella to This is What Happy Looks Like, so there may be spoilers.** I just (happily) discovered that Ms. Smith wrote a mini-sequel to her novel This Is What Happy Looks Like. The coolest thing about eBooks and the internet... Read More | Share it now!

BriefInk Review: ‘What I Thought Was True’ by Huntley Fitzpatrick

Briefly: Maybe first impressions, plans and opinions aren’t the truth. Gwen’s family has lived on Seashell Island ever since her grandfather opened the local eatery, Castle’s. Her entire family has served the local summer crowd for decades, and... Read More | Share it now!

BriefINK Review: ‘Fangirl’ by Rainbow Rowell

Briefly: Twins Cath and Wren have always shared everything…a room, clothes, taking care of their father, a Simon Snow addiction. Headed off to college, Cath is surprised to discover that Wren has decided to branch out and room with someone else... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Lola and the Boy Next Door’ by Stephanie Perkins

For a girl with only three wishes in life, she sure chose two near-impossible ones. Lola Nolan is a high school junior who can’t wait to make costume design her career path. Making a historically accurate Marie Antoinette costume to wear to her... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Cross My Heart and Hope to Spy’ by Ally Carter

***IF YOU HAVEN’T READ THE FIRST BOOK IN THE SERIES, THERE WILL BE SPOILERS*** Rating: 4 The Low Down: All the students at The Gallagher Academy are returning after Winter Break. Though Cammie was debriefed in DC regarding Josh, her... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘Poison Princess’ by Kresley Cole #ATBF12

Rating: 4 The Low Down: Evie has had a tough summer. Sure, she got to get away for a bit, but she’s not going to tell her boyfriend, Brandon or her best friend, Mel that it was to a behavioral clinic and not deportment camp. At the end of her... Read More | Share it now!

Q&D Review: ‘Ten Things We Did (and Probably Shouldn’t Have)’ by Sarah Mylnowski #RSReadathon

Rating: 3 The Low Down: April’s parents are divorced, and now her Dad wants to move to another state. Half-way through her junior year. Just when she and her boyfriend Noah are going to seal the deal. Can she live with her best friend, Vi (Dad... Read More | Share it now!

Review: ‘The Doorknob Society’ by MJ Fletcher

I had a weird yet recurring thought while I was reading this book: I sure miss Harry Potter. That parallel universe sort of world where certain parts were everyday and familiar, but even better, many parts were not. People dress differently, there are... Read More | Share it now!

Whut I Red on My Sumer Vacashun: Crystal Gardens by Amanda Quick

I like fantasy/paranormal books, though these days, it seems like they are mostly found in young adult. I am happy to say I discovered an author who writes adult books in this genre, so I read Crystal Gardens by Amanda Quick. According to her webpage,... Read More | Share it now!

Quick and Dirty Reviews for March 2012: Books Rating 2/5 Stars

14 books were consumed in March. The lowest rating given this month was 2 Stars for Riding Lessons by Sara Gruen and The Spellman Files by Lisa Lutz. I had very high hopes for Ms. Gruen’s books, as Water for Elephants is a great novel, one of those... Read More | Share it now!